Report – The Cost of Inaction on the Social Determinants of Health

Posted on 02. Jul, 2012 by in Advocacy

The World Health Organisation in 2008 detailed how member nations could improve the health of their populations by reform outside of the health system.

Within Australia, low-income earners suffer twice the amount of chronic illness than high-income
earners.

The National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM), report released by Catholic Health Australia (CHA)  shows if we improved the health of low-income earners, there are savings to the taxpayer and gains for the economy to be made.

READ…    Request for the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs to establish an inquiry into the Social Determinants of Health

READ…   Media Release  Inquiry could save taxpayers millions

READ…   The Cost of Inaction on the Social Determinants of Health      Report 2 /2012

 

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